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UAEcobra97
02-23-2008, 10:52 AM
I live in UAE , where in the summer the temperature reaches 46 to 50 degrees celsius ... that is why i don't know what kind of oil should i use for my 97 cobra ... now i am using mobile 1 (5w40) on my car ,,,,

is it good (unharmful) for our engine ??? is it the required or the best oil that should be used in cobra engine???

which oil sould i use 5w40 or 5w20 or what ???? if the 5w20 is better for the engine and improve the performance i will shift to it in the next oil change??

Note : in the summer the temperature reaches 46 to 50 degrees celsius ,,

thanks for your help

nckissfan
02-23-2008, 05:37 PM
I use Mobil 1 Full Synthetic 5w30

I don't know the effect high temperatures have on oil.

UAEcobra97
02-24-2008, 04:47 PM
thanks for your reply nckissfan .... guys any other opinions ... your help is appreciated \

thanks

VenomSVT
02-25-2008, 10:18 AM
Castrol or Mobil 1 5w30 full synthetic.:thumbsup:

flynfink
02-25-2008, 08:17 PM
Mobil says 5w20 synth.

ProfChaos
02-25-2008, 10:33 PM
AMSOIL 10W-30 (http://www.synthetic-motor-oil-change-and-filters.com/amsoil_products/amsoil_synthetic-10W-30_motor_oil-product-code-atm.php) is also an excellent choice for high-temperature applications: AMSOIL's commitment to crafting the right synthetic oil for demanding applications is unparalleled.

cheers, :cheers:
--Professor Chaos

UAEcobra97
02-26-2008, 03:48 PM
thanks guys for your helpfull replyes ..

ProfChaos: is the 10w30 lighter or thicker than the 5w40 ??? and does it work properly at high temp weather

again thanks all

ProfChaos
03-04-2008, 12:01 AM
thanks guys for your helpfull replyes ..

ProfChaos: is the 10w30 lighter or thicker than the 5w40 ??? and does it work properly at high temp weather

again thanks all

AMSOIL claims that their 10W-30 is effective in high-temperature applications, and a 5W-40 oil by another manufacturer might have a broader viscosity range, yet still be less effective than the AMSOIL: AMSOIL is very good stuff--is manufactured to exacting specs:

AMSOIL 10W-30 Page (http://www.synthetic-motor-oil-change-and-filters.com/amsoil_products/amsoil_synthetic-10W-30_motor_oil-product-code-atm.php)

AMSOIL also makes a 0W-30 Series 2000 Synthetic Oil (http://www.synthetic-motor-oil-change-and-filters.com/amsoil_products/amsoil_series_2000_synthetic-0W-30_motor_oil-product-code-tso.php), but they recommend this oil for colder climates, such as Canada, Michigan, and Alaska. (The lower the first number, the easier the cold-weather starts.)

cheers, :cheers:
--Professor Chaos